Prof. Hans Geilinger
Founder and Partner
Swiss architect based in Barcelona since 1993. Founder of Guiding Architects Barcelona, promoter and founding member of the association Guiding Architects worldwide.
Understanding and imparting architecture as a complex expression of the cultural, political and economic state of a society has always been the focus of his work.
Assistant professor at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), visiting professor at La Salle School of Architecture Barcelona (ETSALS), visiting professor at the HafenCity University Hamburg – University of Architecture and Metropolitan Development (HCU), professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Applied Sciences Zurich (ZHAW / HSZ-T) Author of several publications on Barcelona in scientific journals. Author of research projects on urban interfaces in Switzerland and in collaboration with the Universidad Tecnológica de La Habana “José Antonio Echeverría” (CUJAE) in Cuba. He also has his own architecture studio in Barcelona.
In combination with his work as a senior partner of Guiding Architects, he has been sailing his 40-foot sailing boat around the world in stages since 2011, taking an interest in cultures in remote places.
Languages: Spanish, English, German and French